Monday Musings: Trump’s Disgusting “Human Scum” Memorial Day Message

Here’s the Left of Lansing “Monday Musings” for May 27th, 2024. On this Memorial Day, Dear Leader Trump sent-out this message on his Truth Social account: Trump posts Memorial Day message with zero mention of fallen American service members, instead calling those who don’t support him “Human Scum” pic.twitter.com/fx3N7RtpiO — Biden-Harris HQ (@BidenHQ) May 27,…

Friday Short: Republicans Believe Starving Kids Makes America Great

Here’s the Left of Lansing “Friday Short” for May 24, 2024. Congressional Republicans are trying to pass a new funding scheme that cuts the food stamps program by $30 billion in the next decade. And the unreal part about all of this is that a significant portion of rural Americans rely on the program! Michigan…

Rebalancing The Scales w/ Democratic Congressional Candidate Dr. Bob Lorinser

Here’s episode 87 of Michigan’s premier progressive podcast! Dr. Bob Lorinser is running to become the Democratic candidate for Michigan’s 1st congressional district, comprising of northern Michigan, and the entire U.P. He is trying to challenge Republican Congressman Jack Bergman for the second straight time after losing to Bergman in ’22. But Dr. Lorinser believes…

Monday Musings: Democrats… Run Against Supreme Court!

The Left of Lansing Monday Musing for May 20, 2024. Supreme Court Justice Samuel Alito is once again in the news. This time, Alito is blaming his wife for an upside-down American flag hanging outside their house after the January 6th insurrection. It’s another sign that all Democrats must run against this right-wing extreme majority of…

Friday Short: Delta County MAGA–like all MAGA–Try To Thwart Democracy

Here’s this week’s Left of Lansing “Friday Short” for May 17, 2024. Two MAGA Republican Board of Canvassers in Delta County are refusing to certify the recent recall elections where three MAGA Board of Commissioners received a thumping. This prevents the one Democrat, and two independents, from taking their oaths, and serving the people. But…

Going After Every Vote w/ Michigan Democratic Party Rural Caucus Chair Mark Ludwig

Here’s Episode 86 of Michigan’s premier progressive podcast! Pat’s got much to say about the shenanigans happening in Delta County this week! Just after three MAGA Delta County commissioners suffered humiliating recall election losses, two right-wing Board of Canvassers there refused to certify the elections! It’s a pattern we’ve been seeing when it comes to…

Monday Musings: Finley Fixated On Transit Past

Here’s the Left of Lansing “Monday Musings” for May 13th, 2024! Detroit News Editorial Page Editor Nolan Finley believes all this increased attention on mass transit upgrades in Michigan is a waste of time. Despite younger voters refusing to drive, and how many younger people continue leaving Michigan for other more vibrant and transit-friendly places,…

Friday Short: Michigan AG Nessel Takes-On Big Oil!

Here’s the Left of Lansing “Friday Short” for May 10, 2024. Michigan Attorney General Dana Nessel is planning to take the Big Oil industry to court over the environmental and economic damages climate change is causing the state of Michigan. This announcement comes on the heels of several tornado touchdowns in the southwestern portion of…

The Tide is Turning! Ottawa County Progressive Joe Spaulding

Here’s Episode 85 of Michigan’s premier progressive podcast! They did it! Delta County voters sent pink slips to three extreme Christian Nationalist MAGA county commissioners in recall races this week! This is an area that’s recently turned from blue to red, which is why that extreme brand of right-wing politics gained a hold of the county board….